MIS’ core business provides Credit Ratings that are publicly available serving the public debt capital markets. A Credit Rating is an opinion from MIS regarding the creditworthiness of an entity, a debt or financial obligation, debt security, preferred share or other financial instrument, issued using an established and defined ranking system of rating categories. MIS also offers several other products and services, such as private & limited distribution Credit Ratings. Lastly, MIS offers Other Permissible Service (OPS) products which are non-Credit Rating products such as fund ratings, quality and other assessments. The categorization and availability of the products may vary in different jurisdictions and depend on transaction specific details.